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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Grave (Illuminated Manuscript with the Original Illustrations of William Blake to Robert Blair's The Grave)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.

Robert Blair (1699 – 1746) was a Scottish poet. Blair published only three poems. One was a commemoration of his father-in-law and another was a translation. His reputation rests entirely on his third work, The Grave (published in 1743), which is a poem written in blank verse on the subject of death and the graveyard. It is much less conventional than its gloomy title might lead one to expect. Its religious subject no doubt contributed to its great popularity, especially in Scotland, where it gave rise to the so-called "graveyard school" of poetry. The poem extends to 767 lines of various merit, in some passages rising to great sublimity, and in others sinking to commonplace. The poem is now best known for the illustrations created by William Blake.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
August 21
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
4
Pages
PUBLISHER
E-artnow
SELLER
immateriel.fr
SIZE
4.2
MB

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